[RC5] CPU Temperature

Zorba the Hutt zorbathut at uswest.net
Thu Mar 14 02:25:13 EST 2002


Dual MP 1800+ here, gf3ti500, 15krpm SCSI drive, two 7200rpm IDE drives.
I've nicknamed it the Central Heating System. Been known to sit in my dorm
room in a t-shirt with the window open and it snowing outside :P

yeah. AMD gets hot ;)

-Zorba

----- Original Message -----
From: "Colin L. Hildinger" <colin at ionet.net>
To: <rc5 at lists.distributed.net>
Sent: Thursday, March 14, 2002 12:14 AM
Subject: Re: [RC5] CPU Temperature


> And frankly new Athlon and PIV boxes are just flat out toasters.  We just
> built some dual Athlon MP 1900+ boxes at work (with gloria DCC video cards
> and 1GB of PC2100 and U160-SCSI  <G>), and those things flat out heat up
the
> room.  I think they've stopped running the heater in the engineering
> offices.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Scott Christopher Dodson" <gsi22419 at gsaix2.cc.gasou.edu>
> To: <rc5 at lists.distributed.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, March 13, 2002 10:13 PM
> Subject: RE: [RC5] CPU Temperature
>
>
> >
> > How frequently under normal use is a processor driven to 100%
utilization
> > for more than a few minutes at a time?  Render boxes, etc are an
> > exception, but not too many people do this.  I think this mentality is
> > employed by many OEMs, resulting in cases that aren't cooled
sufficiently.
> >
> > --
> > scott
> >
> >
> > On Wed, 13 Mar 2002, Paul West wrote:
> >
> > > If your CPU is getting that hot with dnetc running, it will get to hot
> in
> > > normal use also.
> > >
> > > I would recommend two things:
> > >
> > > 1. If possible, add an additional case fan.  Most cases these days
have
> > > room for at least one additional fan.  You should have at least one
> Intake
> > > fan and one Exhaust fan.  Usually the power supply has an exhaust fan
> (but
> > > there are exceptions).
> > >
> > > 2. Replace the CPU fan on your celeron with something better.  It has
> > > either been clogged with dirt or is insufficient for your CPU.  There
> are
> > > plenty of good replacement heat sinks and fans available for $20 to
$40.
> > >
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Ray Booysen [mailto:rjb-dis at iafrica.com]
> > > Sent: Sunday, January 13, 2002 4:04 AM
> > > To: RC5 List
> > > Subject: [RC5] CPU Temperature
> > >
> > > I have been running dnetc for a while now and I am curious about how
> much it
> > > raises my CPU's temperature.  I have a Celeron 800 which runs at about
> 55C
> > > without dnetc running and 83C with dnetc running.  I do have 4 IDE
> devices
> > > and a floppy drive in the case.  Is this temperature too high for the
> CPU,
> > > because I don't want to cause any damage to it.
> > >
> > > I know my hard drives get very warm from constant use but I can't move
> them
> > > around because of lack of space.  Any suggestions?
> > >
> > > Thanks
> > > Ray Booysen
> > > ID: 320418
> > > Team - Cow Killers
> > >
> >
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